Ukraine Seizes Russian Tanker Over Kerch Incident


Russia’s Foreign Ministry has warned Ukraine that there would be consequences if any crew members of a Russian tanker detained in Ukraine were held in custody, the state-run RIA news agency reported.Earlier on Thursday, Ukrainian security services (SBU) said they had detained a Russian oil tanker in the Ukrainian port of Izmail. The SBU said that the tanker had been involved in a November 2018 incident in the Kerch Strait near Crimea in which Russia captured a Ukrainian ship and detained 24 sailors, who are still being held in custody in Russia.